If you are fond of America T.V. shows, you must have heard the name of Wayne Rogers. He is one of the most famous televisions and film actors in America. He played Captain John McIntyre in the popular T.V. series; MASH telecasted on C.B.S. He was also a member of the Penal on FOX News Channel program named; Cashin’In. He achieved great success in his life as an actor as well as an investment strategist, investor, and money manager. It was the major reason that was the regular panel member on the stock investment T.V. program. He studied acting in the Neighbourhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York, which helped him to enhance his acting skills and reach great heights in his career.
Rogers took birth on April 7th, 1933, and his full name is William Wayne McMillan Rogers III. He was born in Alabama, Birmingham, and his father’s name is William Wayne McMillan Rogers Jr., and his mother was Lydia Eustis Rogers. He commenced his education in the Ramsay High School and then shifted to The Webb School in Tennessee. He completed his graduation in History. While pursuing his graduation, he became a member of the eating Club. He completed his graduation in the year 1954, then served in the U.S. Navy. He died on December 31st, 2015.
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Wayne appeared in several T.V. sitcoms and dramas such as Combat!, Gunsmoke, The Invaders, The Fugitive, and many more. In the year 1967, he got a small role in the movie titled; Odds Against Tomorrow, and luckily it was nominated for the 1960s Golden Globe Award. He was also invited to an Episode of C.B.S. western Johnny Rigo. He also appeared in the NBC-TV movie titled; ‘Attack on Terror: The F.B.I. vs The Ku Klux Klan’ in the year 1975. In 1980, he also played a role in the Miniseries ‘Cheifs’, which gained good popularity.
He came into the limelight with the show M.A.S.H., and he auditioned for it in 1972. He was first offered the role of Hawkeye Pierce, but he wanted to give a try to Trapper John. The role of Hawkeye went to Alan Alda, and he was a good friend to Rogers. But they fall apart after the writers of the show started giving the best moments and script to Alda. After leaving acting, he started investing in stocks and real estate and became a successful investor and money manager. In the year 2005, he received the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Rogers met Mitzi McWhorter in the 1950s, and she was also an actress. They fell in love and got married in 1960 but also separated in the year 1983. In 1988, Rogers married his second wife, Amy Hirsh, and shifted to Destin, Florida, in 2001.
Wayne Rogers was a successful businessman, along with being a fabulous actor, which helped him earn a net worth of $75 million.